Electromin to launch first ultra-fast EV charging network in Saudi Arabia
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Electromin to launch first ultra-fast EV charging network in Saudi Arabia

To promote e-mobility in Saudi Arabia, Electromin, a smart-mobility solutions provider under Petromin Corporation, has announced the rollout of additional DC chargers to be installed across key locations in the country, establishing charging corridors that connect major cities.

These DC chargers will be added to Electromin’s existing network of +100 AC chargers installed in 2022. Electromin’s customer-centric mobile application backs up the charging network and both of these services are currently free to use for the public.

“We are very proud to launch the Kingdom’s first public DC charging network. The number of chargers and their rollout will be determined by customer demand and electric vehicle sales,” said Kalyana Sivagnanam, Group CEO of Petromin Corporation. 

“We are delighted to expand our network across the Kingdom with the implementation of DC chargers. Aligned with Saudi Vision 2030, Electromin’s vision is to enable e-mobility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This expansion will further boost EV adoption,” said Tony Mazzone, director, Energy & EV Infrastructure.

The first of its kind in the country, Electromin’s DC chargers typically would be able to add 150 kilometres (km) of range in 15 minutes, depending on the vehicle type.

Electromin offers multiple technology-orientated eMaaS solutions contributing to the development of the Saudi electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem and in line with the national priorities and commitments of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2060 and 30% of vehicles in Riyadh being electric by 2030.